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Buddhist Pilgrim-Monks As Agents of Cultural and Artistic Transmission

The International Buddhist Art Style in East Asia, Ca. 645-770

Buddhist Pilgrim-Monks As Agents of Cultural and Artistic Transmission( )
Author: Wong, Dorothy
Publication Date:Oct 2018
Publisher:NUS Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $52.00
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In the mid-seventh century, a class of Buddhist pilgrim-monks disseminated an art style in China, Japan, and Korea that was uniform in both iconography and formal properties. Traveling between the courts and religious centers of the region, these pilgrim-monks played a powerful role in this proto-cosmopolitanism, promulgating what came to be known as the International Buddhist Art Style.        In Buddhist Pilgrim-Monks as Agents of...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.25 x 9.5 x 1.3 Inches

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